Find out which brokers have made the best calls. We break down the number of buy, sell or hold ratings for each stockbroker. You can see all the information in easy to read charts and discover the league table for best and worst brokers based on performance.
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The data below is delayed by 3 months.

Summary of sell recommendations

In the chart below the columns represent an analysis of correct Sell recommendations by each broker over the last 3 months. The blue section represents Sell recommendations for companies whose share price has dramatically underperformed the FTSE, red represents Sells which have significantly underperformed the FTSE and green represents Sells which have only moderately underperformed the FTSE. See a full explanation of how to use this chart.
Broker >15% 5-15% 0-5% Total
GMP Securities 50% 0% 50% 100.0%
Cantor Fitzgerald 50% 50% 0% 100.0%
finnCap 0% 0% 100% 100.0%
Societe Generale 0% 50% 50% 100.0%
Haitong Securities 50% 17% 17% 83.4%
Investec 0% 20% 60% 80.0%
Berenberg 21% 32% 21% 73.8%
Goldman Sachs 12% 28% 32% 72.0%
RBC Capital Markets 8% 33% 25% 66.6%
Jefferies Interna... 12% 18% 33% 63.6%
Morgan Stanley 20% 10% 30% 60.0%
Exane BNP Paribas 11% 22% 26% 59.2%
Liberum Capital 28% 19% 11% 58.3%
Panmure Gordon 17% 17% 25% 58.4%
AlphaValue 14% 14% 29% 57.2%

Super sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown over 15% share price decrease over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict dramatic share price decreases.
Broker Super Sell
Cantor Fitzgerald 50.00%
Haitong Securities 50.00%
GMP Securities 50.00%
Canaccord Genuity 50.00%
Liberum Capital 27.78%
Bryan Garnier 25.00%
Peel Hunt 21.74%
Berenberg 21.05%
N+1 Singer 20.00%
Morgan Stanley 20.00%
Barclays Capital 19.05%
Panmure Gordon 16.67%
HSBC 15.38%
Deutsche Bank 15.00%
AlphaValue 14.29%

Good sells

The above chart shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 5% and 15% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict significant share price decreases.
Broker Good Sell
finnCap 100.00%
Investec 60.00%
GMP Securities 50.00%
Societe Generale 50.00%
Jefferies International 33.33%
Goldman Sachs 32.00%
Morgan Stanley 30.00%
AlphaValue 28.57%
Peel Hunt 26.09%
Exane BNP Paribas 25.93%
JP Morgan Cazenove 25.81%
RBC Capital Markets 25.00%
Citigroup 25.00%
Panmure Gordon 25.00%
Berenberg 21.05%

Moderate sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price decrease of between 0% and 5% over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict moderate share price decreases.

Poor sells

The chart below shows the top 15 banks and stockbrokers who have issued the highest proportion of Sell recommendations which have subsequently shown a share price increase over the past 3 months. This helps you identify those which most consistently predict a share price decrease when the shares have actually risen in value while their Sell recommendation was in place.
Broker Poor Sell
Bryan Garnier 75.00%
Shore Capital 68.18%
N+1 Singer 60.00%
Barclays Capital 57.14%
Kepler Cheuvreux 57.14%
HSBC 53.85%
Credit Suisse 53.85%
Deutsche Bank 50.00%
Canaccord Genuity 50.00%
Macquarie 50.00%
Numis 50.00%
Beaufort Securities 50.00%
JP Morgan Cazenove 48.39%
Citigroup 45.83%
Peel Hunt 43.48%